Tag Archives: 2021

June 12, 2021

BABYLON BURNING with Jesse I
106.7 PBS-FM > Melbourne, Australia
Saturday 12th June 2021

Featuring new music from YT, Blessed, Ras Teo, Jah Mirikle, and Jah Lil; and revisiting the riddims Love Rasta and Piece of Love…

TRINITY, ZENZILE, IRIE ITES – Dread Inna Babylon (Zenzile & Irie Ites)
ASWAD – Candles (New Chapter: CBS)
STEEL PULSE – Rally Round (True Democracy: Wiseman Doctrine)
ALTON ELLIS & ZOOT SIMMS – We’re Gonna Climb (Afrikan Blood: Studio One)
THE VICEROYS – Rasta Leaves His Footprints (Afrikan Blood: Studio One)
LACKSLEY CASTELL – Leaving (Morning Glory: Negus Roots) –request
THE SKATALITES & KING TUBBY – Dub Of Love (Motion)
PHILLIP FULLWOOD – Thanks and Praise (Words In Dub: Pressure Sounds/Jah Marcus)
PHILLIP FULLWOOD – Jah Say Love (Words In Dub: Pressure Sounds/Jah Marcus)
HORACE MARTIN – War (Life Crisis: Thompson Sounds)
JOHNNY OSBOURNE – Back Off (Thompson Sounds)
FREDDIE McGREGOR – Never Run Away (Greensleeves)
MICHAEL PROPHET – Just Talking (Greensleeves)
PAPA DIMES – Thru Me (Greensleeves)
ALPHA PUP & BASS CULTURE PLAYERS – Come Along (Come Along: BCP Music)
EEK A MOUSE – Terrorist In The City (Thompson Sound)
K VIBES – As He Made You (Love Rasta riddim: Strictly Yard Music)
KING MAS – Age of Knowledge (Love Rasta riddim: Strictly Yard Music)
JAH MIRIKLE – Firm and Strong (Grubby Miits)
AKAE BEKA – Sow and the Reap (Polarities: I Grade Records)
RAS TEO – Cooyah Cooyah (Celestial Rockers: Zion I Kings)
YT – Pressure (Moment For Change: Oneness)
YT – Say Nuttin (Moment For Change: Oneness)
RC – Passenger Seat (Penthouse)
QUEEN IFRICA – Queen Happy (Piece of Love riddim: Walshy Fire & The Expanders)
THE EXPANDERS – Piece of Love (Piece of Love riddim: Walshy Fire & The Expanders)
COCOA TEA – The Wall (Piece of Love riddim: Walshy Fire & The Expanders)
BLESSED – Herb Dream (Piece of Love riddim: Walshy Fire & The Expanders)
BLESSED – Money Don’t Grow Pon Trees (New To You: Iron Balloon)
HEADCORNERSTONE – Crystal Tower (Walk On: Oneness & aDUBta)
GAPPY RANKS & PROTOJE – White Paper (Marshall Neeko Remix)
BARRINGTON LEVY – Under Mi Sensi (Marshall Neeko Remix)
BUJU BANTON, CAPLETON, BOUNTY KILLER – Where You Come From (Marshall Neeko Remix)
JAH LIL – Outside (Riddim God Music)

listen online at https://www.pbsfm.org.au/program/babylon-burning/2021-06-12/17-00-00

June 5, 2021

BABYLON BURNING with Jesse I
106.7 PBS-FM > Melbourne, Australia
Saturday 5th June 2021

Featuring the new posthumous Akae Beka album “Polarities”, the Healer riddim from Maximum Sound, and new music from Queen Ifrica, Jo Mersa Marley & Black Am I, Alborosie & Collie Buddz, Yaksta, and more. Plus a bunch of listener requests and some crucial 90s roots and culture.

BAD BRAINS – Leaving Babylon (Bad Brains: ROIR) –request
GEORGE FAITH – To Be A Lover (Black Art) –request
WAYNE JARRETT – Every Tongue Shall Tell (Showcase vol 1: Wackies)
WAYNE JARRETT – You and I (Wackies Sampler vol 1: Wackies)
THE LOVE JOYS – Studio Man (Reggae Vibes: Wackies)
AUGUSTUS PABLO – Up Warika Hill (Rockers)
THE MIGHTY DIAMONDS – Country Living (Stand Up To Your Judgement: Channel One) –request
COCOA TEA – Too Much (Settle Down: Corner Stone)
GREGORY ISAACS – Penitentiary (Kipling Thomas Records)
DENNIS BROWN – At The Foot Of The Mountain (Impact) –request
THE ROYALS – Pick Up The Pieces (Studio One) –request
DON CARLOS – Fuss Fuss (Harvest Time: Negus Roots)
CHARLIE CHAPLIN – Entertainer (Tamoki Wambesi)
JO MERSA MARLEY & BLACK AM I – No Way Out (Eternal: Ghetto Youths International)
AKAE BEKA – Royal Tribe (Polarities: I Grade Records)
AKAE BEKA – Sing A New Song (Polarities: I Grade Records)
ROMAIN VIRGO – Can’t Stop Reggae (The Healer riddim: Maximum Sound)
MARVIN PRIEST – I Swear (The Healer riddim: Maximum Sound)
GINJAH – People Talk (The Healer riddim: Maximum Sound)
BUSY SIGNAL – Burdens Heavy (The Healer riddim: Maximum Sound)
QUEEN IFRICA – Four Women (Ghetto Youths International)
ALBOROSIE & COLLIE BUDDZ – Ginal (VP Records)
BERES HAMMOND – Call On The Father (Harmony House)
YAMI BOLO – Weep Not (Mr Bassie riddim: Digital B)
GARNETT SILK – The Rod (Mr Bassie riddim: Digital B)
YAKSTA – Ambition (Bush Lawd) (Afro Boi Entertainment & Wuss Muzikk)
YAKSTA – Assets (Fowl Coop) (Marlon Easy & Wuss Muzikk)
10TIK & YAKSTA – Freedom (Swar Dawg Records, Khaos Music, Bigga One Music)
ZENNITH – Simplify (Zennith Music) –request

listen online at https://www.pbsfm.org.au/program/babylon-burning/2021-06-05/17-00-00

May 29, 2021 (1000th episode)

BABYLON BURNING with Jesse I
106.7 PBS-FM > Melbourne, Australia
Saturday 29th May 2021

Celebrating Jesse I’s 1000th radio show, and PBS Radio Festival 2021!

BURNING SPEAR – Door Peep (Man In The Hills: Island)
THE WAILERS – Concrete Jungle (Catch A Fire: Island)
PETER TOSH – Igziabeher (Intel Diplo)
LINTON KWESI JOHNSON – Street 66 (Bass Culture: Island)
MISTY IN ROOTS – Man Kind (Live at the Counter Eurovision: People Unite)
MISTY IN ROOTS – Viva Zapatta (People Unite)
DENNIS BROWN – Concentration (Move & Groove)
BLACK UHURU – Sinsemilla (Sinsemilla: Island)
GREGORY ISAACS – Tribute To Wa De (African Museum)
DON CARLOS – In Pieces (Harvest Time: Negus Roots)
GROUNDATION – Babylon Rule Dem (Hebron Gate: Young Tree)
MIDNITE – Ras For A Reason (Seek Knowledge Before Vengeance: Afrikan Roots Lab)
DEZARIE – Gone Down (Gracious Mama Africa: Afrikan Roots Lab)
REEMAH – Hypnotize (Chant Down dubplate special)
LUCKY DUBE – Victims (Victims: Gallo)
ALPHA BLONDY – Bloodshed In Africa (Shanachie)
LUCIANO – Over The Hills (Messenger: Island)
SIZZLA – Holding Firm (Star Trail)
ANTHONY B – Raid The Barn (Star Trail)
KOFFEE – Burning (Ouji riddim: Upsetta Records)
BUSY SIGNAL – Hold A Medi (Ouji riddim: Upsetta Records)
CHRONIXX – Here Comes Trouble (Rootsman riddim: Overstand Entertainment)
JESSE ROYAL – Modern Day Judas (Rootsman riddim: Overstand Entertainment)
CHRONIXX – Start A Fyah (Game Theory riddim: Jungle Josh)
MIDNITE – Before I Lose My Strength (Jah Grid: I Grade)

listen online at https://www.pbsfm.org.au/program/babylon-burning/2021-05-29/17-00-00

May 22, 2021

BABYLON BURNING with Jesse I
106.7 PBS-FM > Melbourne, Australia
Saturday 22nd May 2021

The annual PBS Radio Festival ‚Äď the time of the year when we ask the listeners to become members of the station, and help keep the music on air for another year. This year’s theme is “make it home”, as we try to raise funds to move into a new premises later this year.

RANKING TREVOR – Chanting Home (Channel One)
JACKIE MITTOO – Night In Ethiopia (Studio One)
JUNIOR DELGADO – Send I and I Home (Black Roots)
SUGAR MINOTT – We Are Going Back Home
JOE HIGGS – Come On Home (Micron)
BONGO HERMAN & LES – Home Sweet Home (Crystal)
HOPETON LEWIS – Let Me Come On Home (Merritone)
KEN BOOTHE – Home Home Home (Studio One)
BOB ANDY – Going Home (Song Book: Studio One)
BOB ANDY – I’ve Got To Go Back Home (Song Book: Studio One)
TOMMY McCOOK & THE SUPERSONICS – Flying Home (Treasure Isle)
WILLI WILLIAMS – Home (Unification: From Channel One To King Tubbys: Shanachie)
LEROY SMART – We Want To Go Home (Jackpot)
LLOYD PARKS & WE THE PEOPLE – I Want To Go Home (Meet The People: Parks)
ANTHONY JOHNSON – I Am Coming Home
DENNIS BROWN – Home Sweet Home (Papa D)
DENNIS BROWN – I’m Coming Home (If You Want My Loving) (Joe Gibbs)
EVERTON BLENDER – My Father’s Home (Star Trail)
SOUND DIMENSION – Heavy Rock (Studio One)
BERES HAMMOND – Come Back Home (Star Trail)
GARNETT SILK – Hello Mama Africa (Star Trail)
ROMAIN VIRGO – Wanna Go Home (Vikings)
JAH MASON – I Am Going Home (Pleasant Hill)
SIZZLA – Homeless (Xterminator)
IBA MAHR – Travelling Home (Oneness)
FANTAN MOJAH – Take Me Home (Soundbank & Bright Light Ent)
VYBZ KARTEL – Come Home (TJ Records)
TOOTS & THE MAYTALS – Country Roads (Take Me Home) (Island)

listen online at https://www.pbsfm.org.au/program/babylon-burning/2021-05-22/17-00-00

May 15, 2021

BABYLON BURNING with Jesse I
106.7 PBS-FM > Melbourne, Australia
Saturday 15th May 2021

As always, classic reggae music in the first hour and new tunes in the second… featuring a new run on the Cassava Piece riddim from Augustus Pablo’s son Addis Pablo & Green Lion Crew… new Samory I… new Akae Beka… more new remixes from Marshall Neeko… and new dancehall from Alkaline and Cham.

MICHAEL ROSE – Stepping Out Of Babylon (African Roots: M Records & Twilight Circus)
KING TUBBY & YABBY YOU – Love Thy Neighbour Version (Vivian Jackson)
CEDRIC IM BROOKS & THE LIGHT OF SABA – Outcry (The Light of Saba: Honest Jons)
CEDRIC IM BROOKS & THE LIGHT OF SABA – Words Of Wisdom (The Light of Saba: Honest Jons)
PATRICK ANDY – What A Sufferation (Dread Prophecy: Vivian Jackson)
ALRIC FORBES & WILLI WILLIAMS – Warn The Nation Dub (Dread Prophecy: Vivian Jackson)
THE ETHIOPIANS – I’m Gonna Take Over Now (Studio One) –request
DENNIS BROWN – Funny Feeling (Music Works)
SUGAR MINOTT – Every Little Thing (Mandingo)
GENERAL ECHO – Sex Educational Class (Mandingo) –request
TAPPA ZUKIE – She Want A Phensic (Stars) –request
LEE SCRATCH PERRY & JIMMY RILEY – Stay Dread (Upsetter) –request for Leroy
CULTURE – This Time (Calling Rastafari: Nighthawk)
THE GLADIATORS – My Thoughts (Calling Rastafari: Nighthawk)
STEEL PULSE – Bad Man (Handsworth Revolution: Island)
MEDISUN – Mau Mau Warrior (Cassava Piece riddim: Green Lion Crew & Addis Pablo)
LAVOSTI – Holding On To Jah (Cassava Piece riddim: Green Lion Crew & Addis Pablo)
MR WILLIAMZ – Lockdown Cottage (Cassava Piece riddim: Green Lion Crew & Addis Pablo)
CHRONIXX – News Carrying Dread (Mungo’s Hi-Fi Remix)
KRISTINE ALICIA – Valley Song (Songs From Zion: RoryStoneLove & Black Dub Music)
SAMORY I – I Roots (Larger Than Life & I-Pez Productions)
SAMORY I – Take Me Oh Jah (RoryStoneLove & Black Dub Music)
BRAIN DAMAGE & BIG YOUTH – 2020 I Pray Thee (Beyond The Blue: Jarring Effects)
AKAE BEKA – Charges (Polarities: I Grade Records & Zion I Kings)
VAUGHN BENJAMIN – Take Your Time (Sir James)
PROTOJE & KOFFEE – Switch It Up (Marshall Neeko Remix) (Remix Mi Dis vol 11: Idler’s Corner)
BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS – Them Belly Full (Marshall Neeko Remix) (Remix Mi Dis vol 11: Idler’s Corner)
ALKALINE – More Life (Top Prize: Autobamb Records)
ALKALINE – Nuh Trust Mankind (Top Prize: Autobamb Records)
CHAM – Lock Down (Clockwork riddim: A-Team Lifestyle & Usain Bolt)

listen online at https://www.pbsfm.org.au/program/babylon-burning/2021-05-15/17-00-00

May 8, 2021

BABYLON BURNING with Jesse I
106.7 PBS-FM > Melbourne, Australia
Saturday 8th May 2021

Featuring new Australian production the Igniter riddim from Astro Melody Records, the Nuh Rush Nuh Fuss riddim from UTH Music, and more on the Victory Rock riddim from Bebble Rock Music… plus new Katchafire, Rebelution, and the deadly new Capleton, Buju and Bounty combination from DJ Khaled.

SIZZLA – African Children (Manatee)

THE MYSTIC REVELATIONS OF RASTAFARI – Let Freedom Reign (Sight N Sound Records)

RAS MICHAEL & THE SONS OF NEGUS – No Hoppers (Kibir Am Lak: Rastafari)

IJAHMAN LEVI – Chariot Of Love (Organisation)

GENERAL JENNINGS & THE THRILLERS – Natty Palace (Federal)

THE MEDITATIONS – Turn Me Loose (Third World)

JUSTIN HINDS & THE DOMINOES – The Rainbow Version (Travel With Love: Nighthawk)

THE TWINKLE BROTHERS – Since I Throw The Comb Away (Countrymen: Virgin)

THIRD WORLD – Uptown Rebel (Arise In Harmony: Island)

PETER TOSH – I Am That I Am (Equal Rights: Intel Diplo)

SWEENY & THE WAILERS BAND – Won’t Come Easy (Impact)

THE AFRICAN BROTHERS – Hold Tight (Impact)

THE AFRICAN BROTHERS – Youths of Today (Ital)

THE AFRICAN BROTHERS – Things and Time (Want Some Freedom: Easy Star)

GREGORY ISAACS – Hot Stepper (Night Nurse: Island) –request
REBELUTION – Old School Feeling (Easy Star Records)

KATCHAFIRE – Karawhiua (100) (Katchafire Enterprises)

IAN TAMBO – True Culture (Origins: Deepswitch Records)

CHRISTOS DC – War and Peace (Igniter riddim: Astro Melody Records)

MASIA ONE – Light It Up (Igniter riddim: Astro Melody Records)

BELLY – Good Music (Igniter riddim: Astro Melody Records)

JAH TUNG – My Innocence (Nuh Rush Nuh Fuss riddim: UTH Music)

BESCENTA – Ego and Shego (Nuh Rush Nuh Fuss riddim: UTH Music)

BUGLE – Upper Level (Nuh Rush Nuh Fuss riddim: UTH Music)

SIZZLA – Thank U Mama (Digital B) –request

RC – Suffering Too Long (Mama) (Kool Runnings riddim: Future World Production)

MARCUS GAD – Oh Mama (Rythm of Serenity: Zion I Kings)

REEMAH – Live In Love (Check Your Words: Feel Line)

KUMAR – Without Love (Victory Rock riddim: Bebble Rock Music)

BUGLE – What Is Life (Victory Rock riddim: Bebble Rock Music)

GENTLEMAN & CHRISTOPHER MARTIN – People (Victory Rock riddim: Bebble Rock Music)

ROMAIN VIRGO – Stronger (Victory Rock riddim: Bebble Rock Music)

PRESSURE BUSSPIPE – All Said and Done (Victory Rock riddim: Bebble Rock Music)

ALAINE – Victory Rock (Victory Rock riddim: Bebble Rock Music)

DJ KHALED, BUJU BANTON, CAPLETON, BOUNTY KILLER – Where You Come From (Epic & Black Butter Records)

BERES HAMMOND & POPCAAN – God Is Love (Juke Boxx) –request

listen online at https://www.pbsfm.org.au/program/babylon-burning/2021-05-08/17-00-00

May 1, 2021

BABYLON BURNING with Jesse I
106.7 PBS-FM > Melbourne, Australia
Saturday 1st May 2021

Featuring some great new reggae and dancehall releases, featuring artists including Akae Beka, Pressure, Alborosie, Jah9, and Vybz Kartel; plus new riddims Old Yaad from Cutstone, and Sun Roof from DJ Frass, and Clockwork from A-Team Lifestyle & Usian Bolt.

MIDNITE – Burning Fire (Kayamagan: Rastafaria)
TAPPA ZUKIE – MPLA Dub (Klik)
CORNEL CAMPBELL – Jah Jah A Go Beat Them (Jackpot)
DILLINGER – Natty Kick Like Lightning (CB200: Island)
DILLINGER – Buckingham Palace (CB200: Island)
JAH WOOSH – Marcus Say (Original Music)
PRINCE ALLA – Only Love Can Conquer (Only Love Can Conquer: Blood and Fire)
WILLI WILLIAMS – Messenger Man (Drum Street)
GENERAL ECHO & BARRINGTON LEVY – Eventide Fire A Disaster (Jah Guidance)
BARRINGTON LEVY – Poor Man Style (Thompson Sound)
THE VICEROYS – Love Is A Key (Thompson Sound)
FREDDIE McGREGOR – Let Me Be The One (Thompson Sound)
HUGH MUNDELL – Let’s All Unite (Africa Must Be Free By 1983: Message)
THE MIGHTY THREES – Sinking In The Mist Dub (Africa Shall Stretch Forth Her Hand: April Records)
PUBLIK REPORT – Sunshine Bright (My Reality: Stingray)
MEGUMI MESAKU – Megumi Special (Saxy Rocksteady: Mafia & Fluxy)
PUBLIK REPORT – Blazing (My Reality: Stingray)
D’YANI – Sad Story (Kev Star Records)
JAH KOOKS – Still A Hold It (Awaken Lion riddim: House of Payne Empire Inc)
PRESSURE – Chase Dem (Addis Records)
AKAE BEKA – Polarities (Polarities: I Grade & Zion I Kings)
ZAMUNDA – Nuh Lock off The Sound (Old Yaad riddim: Cutstone Production)
CAPLETON – From Yuh Suh (Old Yaad riddim: Cutstone Production)
PERFECT GIDDIMANI – Territory (Old Yaad riddim: Cutstone Production)
DISUN FUTURE – Mama Africa (Future Records)
ALBOROSIE – Never Let Me Down (VP Records)
ALBOROSIE – For The Culture (VP Records)
YAADCORE & JAH9 – Police In Helicopter (Yard Birdz Records & Subatomic Sound)
5 STAR CELESTIAL – The One (Koastal Kings)
YAKSTA – Ambition (Bush Lawd) (Afro Boi Entertainment & Wuss Muzik)
MOYANN & SHENSEEA – No Limit (Sun Roof riddim: DJ Frass)
TARRUS RILEY – Like That (Sun Roof riddim: DJ Frass)
JAHMIEL – Live It Up (Sun Roof riddim: DJ Frass)
TEEJAY – Yaad Man Ting (Sun Roof riddim: DJ Frass)
SHANIEL MUIR – Stop It (Clockwork riddim: A-Team Lifestyle & Usian Bolt)
TEEJAY – Don’t Stop Wine (Clockwork riddim: A-Team Lifestyle & Usian Bolt)
VYBZ KARTEL – Beautiful Human (Clockwork riddim: A-Team Lifestyle & Usian Bolt)
VYBZ KARTEL – Every Hustler (Shab Don Records)
ALOZADE & KIPRICH – Bad Out Deh (B-Rich)